The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 116 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.03% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 3.34% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 21
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£413 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +18.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
Middleware
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
811 779 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.80% 30.94% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 539 310
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 14 £438 -2.77% 4
North Yorkshire +10 6 £400 -27.27% 1
South Yorkshire -15 3 £575 +103.53%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
1 22 (40.74%) SOA
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) Java
4 15 (27.78%) UNIX
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (20.37%) ETL
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) Web Services
7 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
8 9 (16.67%) Retail
8 9 (16.67%) XML
8 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.67%) JMS
8 9 (16.67%) ITIL
8 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
9 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) QA
10 7 (12.96%) Release Management
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (12.96%) DB2
10 7 (12.96%) MVC
10 7 (12.96%) Perforce
10 7 (12.96%) IBM
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.11%) Red Hat

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.11%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.70%) DMZ
3 2 (3.70%) ATM
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) WLAN
4 1 (1.85%) CTI
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (12.96%) DB2
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.11%) Hudson
2 5 (9.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) JConsole
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) JMeter
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Ab Initio Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Release Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) Web Services
3 9 (16.67%) XML
3 9 (16.67%) JMS
3 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (11.11%) CSS
4 6 (11.11%) XSLT
4 6 (11.11%) J2EE
4 6 (11.11%) RESTful
4 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 5 (9.26%) Ajax
5 5 (9.26%) JSTL
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
5 5 (9.26%) XHTML
5 5 (9.26%) J2SE
5 5 (9.26%) XSL
5 5 (9.26%) JSP
5 5 (9.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Reference Data
1 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) UNIX
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) SOA
2 11 (20.37%) ETL
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Release Management
5 7 (12.96%) MVC
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.26%) Software Deployment
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) XPath
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) C
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Perforce
2 7 (12.96%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.26%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.70%) Intel
5 2 (3.70%) Software AG
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperion